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The House in Nightmare Park (1973)
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The House in Nightmare Park (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comedy legend Frankie Howerd stars as the victim of sinister shenanigans in this hilarious spoof of British horror films of the early ‘70s. Starring Hugh Burden and Oscar winner Ray Milland, and written by Terry Nation. Foster Twelvetrees, a struggling tragedian who scrapes a living by giving hammy performances from the classics, can hardly believe his luck when he’s invited to give a dramatic reading at the country home of a well-off family. Joy soon turns to outraged horror when he discovers dead bodies, foul intentions, lots of snakes and a madwoman in the attic. Can he uncover the hidden family secret before he comes to a sticky end..?
Style: parody, macabre, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: snake, family, dancing, doll, puzzle, actor, inheritance, rabbit, heir, diamond, assassination attempt, map, murder, greed, mad woman, hidden treasure, python, cobra, stabbed in the back, dead brother, dance, meat cleaver, struggling actor, birth certificate, genealogy
Time: 1900s, edwardian era, 20th century

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Most similar movies to The House in Nightmare Park

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out parody, suspenseful, humorous and psychotronic films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, death, serial killer and corpse mostly in Mystery, Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like The House in Nightmare Park: High Anxiety (1977), The Old Dark House (1963), Frogs (1972), Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982), Carry on Screaming! (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: parody, suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, phone sex, mental institution, false accusation, farce, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, heist, silly humor, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Old Dark House (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American car salesman in London becomes mixed up in a series of fatal occurrences at a secluded mansion.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, parody
Plot: old house, american, gun, farce, trapdoor, corpse, country house, necktie, dead man, inheritance, fight, flag ...
Place: united kingdom
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81%
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Frogs (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jason Crockett is an aging, grumpy, physically disabled millionaire who invites his family to his island estate for his birthday celebration. Pickett Smith is a free-lance photographer who is doing a pollution layout for an ecology magazine. Jason ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, leech, bird attack, spider, nature, poison, contamination, wheelchair, photographer, turtle, butterfly, greenhouse ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby ...
Style: parody, neo noir, cult film, weird, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, investigation, warden, power relations, recruit, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, faked death, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Carry on Screaming! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores. Fortunately for Dr Watt, Detective-Sergeant Bung is on the case, and he doesn't have a clue! In ...
Style: parody, humorous, semi serious, cult film, horror spoof ...
Plot: mummy, kidnapping, missing person, mad scientist, monster, mannequin, wife, police officer, kidnapped woman, femme fatale, dangerous animal, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1900s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
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Missing Pieces (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As sole heir to a relative's estate, Wendel is surprised to learn that the only thing he's been left is a riddle. However, he and his musician friend, Lou, are soon thrust into a comic chase, as an assortment of unsavoury characters, ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: puzzle, thief, inheritance, musician, mental institution, henchman, mysterious death, woman in underwear, construction crane, woman wearing a towel, loser, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Club Dread (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!
Style: parody, humorous, slasher, not serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, serial killer, island, murder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, farce, danger, buddies, isolation, deadly, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: costa rica, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Director Paul Morrissey applies a hefty dose of humor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective story in this interpretation of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comedian Peter Cook takes on the role of brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, ...
Style: parody, not serious, suspenseful, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, deadly creature, danger, disorder, dark humor, murder, riddles and clues, curses spells and rituals, mystery, partners against crime, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Death of Me (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A couple on holiday on a remote South Pacific island awaken one morning with a hang over and no recollection of what transpired. When playing back a video of the previous night, they see they participated in a local ritual that somehow ends with him ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, macabre, scary, suspenseful
Plot: snake, american tourist, hallucination, typhoon, strangulation, spiked drink, ritual sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, uncover truth, travel, escapades, nothing goes right ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Psycho Beach Party (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. A not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu becomes the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only she suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally ...
Style: parody, slasher, not serious, witty, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfer, murder, beach, revenge, surfing, psychopath, youth, serial killer, teenage life, friends, camp, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: malibu california, florence, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Trenchcoat (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, parody
Audience: family outing
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, woman in danger, mystery, danger, intrigue, family, espionage, undercover, farce, writer's life, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, san francisco, malta
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Arnold (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karen marries Arnold at his funeral and continues to get his money as long as she stays by his coffin. Meanwhile, various oddball relatives after Arnold's wealth are being killed in a creative variety of ways.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: wedding, coffin, decapitation, widow, corpse, black cat, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, family relations, dark humor, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Maltese Bippy (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man buys a house and comes to believe that not only is the house haunted by werewolves, but a family of vampires lives next door.
Style: parody, psychotronic
Plot: partner, housekeeper, cemetery, hand kissing, howling, comedy team, buddy, mansion, scam, neighbor, barking, comedy duo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, afterlife, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, danger, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Private Eyes (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Don Knotts and Tim Conway star in The Private Eyes, a 1980 comedy about two bumbling detectives solving a murder. It's an impressively incompetent affair. Every ancient joke falls with a muffled thud as Knotts and Conway ham their way through ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, ghost, police investigation, supernatural, chase, misfit partners, heroes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england, europe, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Night Watch (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her?
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, crime, false accusation, couples, crimes, mentally unstable, deadly, mystery, police, adultery, witness ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, cannibalism, serial killer, murder, break in, incest, human monster, manic, disfigurement, child abuse, guard dog, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Cat and the Canary (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: British remake of the classic comedy thriller play. A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: murder, black cat, supernatural, supernatural ability, mysterious character, mystery, domestic disturbance, deadly, investigation, danger, ghost, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 1900s, year 1934, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Murder by Death (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are ...
Style: parody, feel good, surprise ending, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, old mansion, murder, butler, riddles and clues, mystery, dark and stormy night, who done it, guest, reward, one night, suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pandemonium (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tom Smothers stars as the brave mountie, who along with his trusty horse and bitter deputy Paul Reubens must track down a killer who is stalking coeds at a nearby cheerleader camp.
Style: parody, slasher, scary, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, friendship, crimes, partners, deadly, teenage life, canadian, horse, youth, buddies, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
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Venom (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples child. Their plan comes unstuck when a deadly Black Mamba, sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes and the terrorists and several hostages are trapped in the boy's London ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, kidnapping, murder, terrorism, hostage, dangerous animal, rescue, one man army, confined, investigation, rivalry, child in peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
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The Psychopath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inspector Holloway is investigating a series of brutal murders in which a doll of each victim is found at the scene. The dolls, as it turns out,were purchased by the crippled Mrs. Von Sturm, whose home is overcrowded with a doll collection. Her ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic
Plot: doll, murder, poison, exploding car, stabbing, revenge, wheelchair, junkyard, father daughter relationship, handicapped, psychopath, hanging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 1K
The Comeback (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A singer holes up at a sinister estate to write new songs for his act. The ghost of his murdered wife begins to haunt him, then the person who actually killed her shows up at the mansion.
Style: cult film, psychotronic, slasher
Plot: pop star, proto-slasher, comeback, blood, husband wife estrangement, housekeeper, transvestite, american abroad, falling in love, penthouse, murder of wife, secretary ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Another spoof of the Scream/I Know What You Did Last Summer horror gene involving a group of popular high school students stalked by a bumbling masked killer while a dogged reporter named Hagitha Utslay covers the story and of the plight of the ...
Style: parody, slasher, humorous, not serious, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school life, youth, danger, serial killer, teenage life, who done it, disorder, strong sexual content, law enforcement, sexual humor, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Death Walks at Midnight (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Valentina, a beautiful fashion model, takes an experimental drug as part of a scientific experiment. While influenced by the drug, Valentina has a vision of a young woman being brutally murdered with a viciously spiked glove. It turns out that a ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, lsd, stalking, danger, crimes, deadly, witnessing a crime, serial killer, investigation, mystery, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: milan italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 76K
The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: cult film, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: cult, ritual, investigation, island, virgin, foreskin, paganism, sacrifice, trap, disappearance, society, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Teenage Exorcist (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Diane is a repressed, neurotic grad student, who moves into a cursed mansion only to be possessed by the house's demonic master. She is then transformed into a raven-haired, leather and lingerie-clad seductress, who seeks a virgin sacrifice ...
Style: cult film, cult movie cast, psychotronic, parody
Plot: exorcism, tied up, scooter, zombie, snake, dominatrix, smoking, haunted house, demon, cellar, pizza delivery boy, scream queen ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 319
Screamplay (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A detective investigating a series of murders discovers that they are similar to the murders that occur in the new script of a Hollywood screenwriter.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hollywood, deadly, writer's life, crimes, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, gory, head ripped off, apartment, surrealism, filmmaker ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Slasher Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A Manny Velazquez underground slasher tribute about a number of serial killers on the loose in Chicago and begins a murder spree. Meanwhile,, a young man watches over his friends house over the weekend until he realizes that something is wrong.
Style: macabre, bloody, surprise ending, dark, slasher ...
Plot: chase, murder, evil, maniac, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, chaos, violence, killing spree, teenage boy, blood, ghost ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Chastity Belt (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A funny thing happened to Lurkalot, serf to Sir Coward de Custard, on the way to Custard Castle. Lurkalot sells lusty love potions and rusty chastity belts in the market place, but on this day Sir Graggart de Bombast arrives to sack the castle, and ...
Style: parody, sex comedy
Plot: large breasts, knight, magnet, woman in underwear, long lost relative, chastity belt, farce, tickling, crusade, ambiguity, monk, sexy dress
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%